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Theatre studies

Paperback. Critically examines the origins and development of drama. This new edition brings the argument up to date and takes account of ten years of political and educational change in its proposal for an alternative educational agenda. Num Pages: 196 pages, facsimiles. BIC Classification: 1DBK; AN; DSG; JNA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 362.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
196
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415168854
ISBN
9780415168854
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 84.46

Paperback. With guidance on moviemaking for the low budget director, this text is a candid look at the technical aspects of how directors work on a set. It includes practical knowledge on shooting, staging, camera style, rehearsing, editing and how to get a job directing with a studio or production company. Num Pages: 274 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: ANH; APF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 17. Weight in Grams: 436.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United States
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
274
Condition
New
SKU
V9780028638195
ISBN
9780028638195
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 18.50

Paperback. An actor's deepest desire is to be understood. But when asked to pronounce such words as "chanson," "phantasime," or "quaestor," many otherwise unflappable actors can be rendered speechless. This book aims to untie those tongues and help anyone speak Shakespeare's language with ease. Num Pages: 368 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; ANC; DSGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 28. Weight in Grams: 544.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226006314
ISBN
9780226006314
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 27.65

Hardcover. Explores how Shakespeare's plays were produced both in his own time and in succeeding centuries. This book explains how the Elizabethan playhouse conveyed a sense of place using minimal scenery, from the Forest of Arden in "As You Like It" to the tavern in "Henry IV, Part I". Num Pages: 256 pages, 53 halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JB; 3JD; AN; DSGS; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 161 x 22. Weight in Grams: 480.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226044781
ISBN
9780226044781
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 21.31

Paperback. Translator(s): Bermel, Albert; Emery, Ted. Num Pages: 336 pages, Frontispiece. BIC Classification: AN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 504.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226305806
ISBN
9780226305806
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 30.38

Hardcover. An actor's deepest desire is to be understood. But when asked to pronounce such words as 'chanson,' 'phantasime,' or 'quaestor,' many otherwise unflappable actors can be rendered speechless. This title aims to untie those tongues and help those who speak Shakespeare's language with ease. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: ANC; DSGS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 33. Weight in Grams: 680.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
432
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226491158
ISBN
9780226491158
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 90.54
€ 75.75

Paperback. In the mid-1800s a utopian movement to rehabilitate the insane resulted in a wave of publicly funded asylums - many of which became unexpected centers of cultural activity. This work prompts us to reflect on what our society can learn from a generation that urgently and creatively tried to solve the problem of mental illness. Num Pages: 240 pages, 14 halftones. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; AN; HBTB; MBPK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 155 x 21. Weight in Grams: 402.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226709642
ISBN
9780226709642
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 28.56

Paperback. In this journey into the sound-worlds of Shakespeare's contemporaries, the text explores the physical aspects of human speech (ears, lungs, tongue) and the surrounding environment (buildings, landscape, climate), as well as social and political structures. Num Pages: 392 pages, 32 halftones, 2 tables, 25 musical notations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; AN; DSGS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 155 x 21. Weight in Grams: 530.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press Chicago, IL
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226763774
ISBN
9780226763774
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 35.83

Hardback. This study of eighteenth-century French playwriting and playwrights reviews individual authorial strategies for "self-fashioning" and the playwrights' intellectual, social, and institutional contexts, using research in original sources and analysis of the contentious historiography and competing analytic contructs in cultural theory and criticism. Series: Gutenberg-E. Num Pages: 387 pages. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 2ADF; AN; DSBD; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 160 x 41. Weight in Grams: 908.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
387
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231124607
ISBN
9780231124607
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 76.96
€ 59.72

Hardback. Series: Film and Culture Series. Num Pages: 576 pages, 27 black-and-white photos. BIC Classification: AN; AP; BGF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 164 x 40. Weight in Grams: 924. Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel and the Birth of the Entertainment Industry, 1908-1935. Series: Film and Culture Series. 576 pages, 27 black & white illustrations. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: AN; AP; BGF. Dimension: 236 x 164 x 40. Weight: 924.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Edition
1St Edition
Number of pages
576
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231159043
ISBN
9780231159043
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 104.12
€ 79.80

Hardback. Focusing on institutional history, this book explores the Pekin Theater's philosophy of hiring only African American staff, its embrace of multi-racial upper class audiences, and its ready assumption of roles as diverse as community center, social club, and fundraising instrument. Series: New Black Studies Series. Num Pages: 264 pages, 9 black and white photographs, 15 musical examples, 1 line drawing. BIC Classification: 1KBBNC; AN; GTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 163 x 236 x 26. Weight in Grams: 574.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University of Illinois Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780252038365
ISBN
9780252038365
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.95

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253222053
ISBN
9780253222053
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 26.44

Paperback. Examines how theatre - which expressed a political dynamic both in the Renaissance and the twentieth century - lays open the impulses that instigated modernity and, ultimately, unparalleled levels of violence and destruction. This book traces the emergence of an unrestrained pursuit of power and the utopian desire for perfection. Num Pages: 376 pages. BIC Classification: AN; HPQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 155 x 27. Weight in Grams: 572.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
University of Notre Dame Press
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780268022952
ISBN
9780268022952
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 35.98

Paperback. A classic guide to dramatic writing now revised and expanded for a new generation of playwrights and screenwriters Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: AN; CBV; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 210 x 139 x 22. Weight in Grams: 390.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Yale University Press
Edition
Rev Exp
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300107241
ISBN
9780300107241
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 21.91

Hardback. Shortly after the Bolshevik Revolution, Soviet Jewish theatres became catalysts for modernist experimentation. From the Jewish mythical and folkloric plays produced at Habima to the daring, expressionistic Yiddish dramas presented at the Moscow State Yiddish Theatre (GOSET), this book chronicles the Soviet Jewish theatre in the 1920s and 1930s. Series: Jewish Museum. Num Pages: 256 pages, 87 black & white illustrations + 136 colour images. BIC Classification: 1DVU; 3JJG; ACX; ANH; JFSR1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 267 x 216 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1510.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Yale University Press
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300111552
ISBN
9780300111552
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 62.25
€ 48.91

Hardback. During the Georgian period there was a remarkable proliferation of seductive visual imagery and written accounts of female performers. Focusing on the close relationship between the dramatic and visual arts at this time, this book explores popular ideas of the actress as coquette, 'whore', celebrity, muse, and creative agent. Series: The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. Num Pages: 256 pages, 85 b&w illustrations and 50 colour images. BIC Classification: 1DB; 3JF; 3JH; AN; JFSJ1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 280 x 230 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1565.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Yale University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300135442
ISBN
9780300135442
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 50.93
€ 40.59

Hardback. A lavishly illustrated celebration of the fifty-year history of the most influential theatrical organization in America, the O'Neill Theater Center Num Pages: 320 pages, 250 black-&-white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBEC; 3JJ; 3JM; AN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 280 x 225 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1502.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Yale University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300195576
ISBN
9780300195576
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 53.76
€ 42.67

Paperback. Num Pages: 318 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: ANC; APF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 156 x 21. Weight in Grams: 448.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
316
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520071940
ISBN
9780520071940
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 27.28

Hardback. What can the performance of a single play on one specific night tell us about the world this event inhabited so briefly? This title explores this question. Num Pages: 312 pages, 68 black-and-white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBK; AN; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 161 x 22. Weight in Grams: 724.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520251861
ISBN
9780520251861
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 80.35
€ 62.22

Paperback. An account of the cultural history of English drama, it shows how the character of a given theatrical 'age' contains contradictions and is uneven in development. It offers chapters on Medieval Theatre, Renaissance Drama, Restoration Comedy, Melodrama, and Naturalism. It concludes with accounts of post-War British Theatre and the State. Num Pages: 424 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 2AB; AN; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 157 x 26. Weight in Grams: 640.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
424
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631199380
ISBN
9780631199380
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 63.59

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